Custom Applications Need Gravity Safety Latches

I thought I would share two applications of the many we have been solving in the last year using our crane gravity safety latches. Keep in mind that these latches are not for every application, and a standard spring latch will do the job 99 times out of 100. These are just a couple of […]

Crane Wiring – Know What You Are Buying

When buying your next overhead crane, don’t forget to ask to what standards and what process your crane will be wired. More and more today we are seeing overhead crane manufacturers use flexible conductors for transmitting power and control voltages for extended distances on overhead cranes, gantrys, jibs, and monorails.  These flexible conductors such as […]

Variable Frequency Drives and Travel Limits

This tech bulletin is to provide insight and suggestions for applications using traditional variable frequency drives in a linear motion (Trolley or Bridge) application and have a requirement to operate that motion near mechanical stops. One look at the above picture and anyone familiar with overhead cranes will know that the trolley wheel has gouged […]

U-S Safety Trolley Four-Bar Electrification use with Gorbel Workstation Systems

This bulletin is provided as a notice to provide information regarding the use of U-S Safety Trolley “Four-Bar” electrification on Gorbel Workstation crane and monorail systems.Anyone familiar with the Engineered Lifting Systems website knows we are huge proponents for Gorbel and Gorbel’s products. The term “Workstation” for Gorbel pertains to their ergonomically designed enclosed track […]